2018-05-03 / Faith Community


Tot Shabbat

A children’s Tot Shabbat service will be held at Temple Shalom, Friday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at 223 Valley Road, Middletown. 401-846- 9002.

Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread is a new ministry of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 525 Broadway. Bread and bakery items will be picked up from BJ’s and brought to St. Peter’s on Saturday mornings beginning May 5. They will be available from 9-10 a.m. for those in need. For information, call 401-846-9567.

Shoreline Ringers Perform

This community handbell choir based out of Southeastern Connecticut will perform at Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., on Sunday, May 6, at 5 p.m. The Shoreline Ringers have performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City as a part of the "Christmas Time in the City" concert. For more information, visit shorelineringers.org.

Resurrection Series

Rev. Alan Neale continues the series, “After the Tomb: Resurrection Appearances.” Discussions will focus on the appearances of Jesus after his resurrection and the way in which the resurrection affects our lives today. The program will take place at Trinity Church’s Honyman Hall, Queen Anne Square, from 9-9:45 a.m. Upcoming sessions will be held on Sundays, May 6 and May 13. 401-846-0660.

Judah Touro Lecture Series Inaugural Program

Salve Regina University professor Dr. Emily Colbert Cairns will explore the compelling story of Queen Esther as a heroine for Jewish people during the era of the Spanish Inquisition. Reservations are required and the cost is $8 per person. Tickets may be used at a later date for one tour of Touro Synagogue and the Loeb Visitors’ Center. The lecture will take place at Touro Synagogue, 72 Touro St., Sunday, May 6, at 4 p.m. For more details or to RSVP call 401-847- 4794 x207 or email tours@tourosynagogue.org.

‘One Church, One Prayer’ Event

The Portsmouth United Methodist Church, 2732 East Main Road, will host a "One Church One Prayer" event on Monday, May 7 from 7-8 p.m. to pray for unity among churches and to ask God to move in bringing revival and spiritual renewal.

Clothing Donations

St. Mary’s Church, on the corner of Spring Street and Memorial Boulevard, provides free clothing and shoes to people at its hot lunch program. Donations of your best used, clean, ready-to-wear and folded items can be dropped off at the parish center from 10 a.m.-noon on the second and third Wednesday of the month. Upcoming donation dates are May 9 and 16. 401-847-0475, stmarynewport.org.

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